What! Phonological Features of Asian English

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Netnapa Suaysee
Ruja Sukpat


As a world language, English means that a diverse group of English speakers will be different in all social dimensions. Those affect the use of English according to the user’s objectives. It has long led to questions and controversies in the English-speaking community as to what patterns of use of the English language are considered correct and how to be judged wrong. Before concluding what patterns of English are right or wrong, usable or unusable, we should first know the phonological features of the English language and get to know people who use English as a second and foreign language. This article, therefore, explored English phonological features in four Southeast Asian countries. Singapore English, Malaysian English, and Philippine English were studied in terms of English as a second language, while Thai English was studied in terms of English as a foreign language.

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Suaysee, N., & Sukpat, R. . (2023). What! Phonological Features of Asian English. Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-Ok Social Science Journal, 12(1), 11–21. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/SocialJournal2rmutto/article/view/265045
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Netnapa Suaysee, Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University

English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ruja Sukpat, Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University

English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,



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